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Apr 20, 2013 5:00am EDT
who are not up for re-election in 2014 voting against it. i think the gun bill was doomed from the beginning. immigration is going to have an interesting but bumpy road. and it will be a challenge, but most people believe that the boston attack will not take too much focus off of the push to try to get something across the finish line. >> all right. brett baier, always great to get your inside story. thank you so much for joining us. >> okay, tom. >>> still to come this hour, the terror bombing in boston has once again raised anxiety about our nation's security versus our safety. how safe are americans right here on our own soil? >>> should the government decide how much you're allowed to save for retirement? you're not going to believe what's hidden in president obama's budget proposal. >>> and gold, what a wild ride this past week, plunging 10% in one day. is it still a safe place to invest your money? the capital one cash rewards card ves you 1% cash back on all purchases, plus a 50% annual bonus. and everyone but her... no. no! no. ...likes 50% more cash. but i don't give up ea
PBS
Apr 23, 2013 5:30pm PDT
the senate would have been elected since 2008. if you look at the house, 40% of the house has been elected since 2010. there's been an incredit amount of turnover and what it has done is polarize it had congress more rather than bringing it toogt. >> ifill: oh, joy. with thank you both very much. >> woodruff: next, from india, worries about the age-old bias favoring male children. special correspondent fred de sam lazaro updates a story he did a dozen years ago about the skewed sex ratio of children born in india. it's another in our agents of change series. >> reporter: for months, this 22-year-old mother of three has been coming to this crisis counseling center in a lower middle-class neighborhood of delhi. puja is trying to keep her family together. her husband and in laws have tried to throw her out. their problem? all three children are girls. >>. >> ( translated ): the family says they need sons to carry on their name and since i have only three daughters they tried to trick me into signing divorce papers so that their son could marry again. that led to some violence when i r
KRON
Apr 17, 2013 5:00pm PDT
shortly thereafter. families must become a brief to position their elected leaders. not just to honor the memory of their children, but to protect the lives of all of our children. a few minutes ago 90 percent of democrats in the senate voted for that idea. but it's not going to happen. because 90 percent of republicans in the senate voted against it and supporting. the gun lobby and its allies willfully lied about the bill. unfortunately, this pattern of untruths about this legislation serves a purpose. that intimidated a lot of senators. all in all this was a pretty shameful day for washington. this effort is not over. the president says come election time, supporters of gun control legislation are going to voice their support who voted against this bill. of this gun control package. the assault weapons ban votes. and the bid to block the sale of high capacity we will tell you about the young teens accused of the crime and why it has won the east bay neighborhood shaken. investigators in a big break today and in the fbi colin off multiple press count is. details when we come back. >
CNBC
Apr 19, 2013 4:00pm EDT
beyond a manhunt, it's beyond a criminal investigation. now your elected officials are involved in making decisions. where law enforcement is giving them their best advice. do we keep the city in lockdown? do we contain? do we stop transit, et cetera, which will have a tremendous economic effect on the area? so law enforcement is giving them their best advice on these kind of things. unfortunately, you can't be too definitive. these guys could have planted booby traps in different places. that's certainly going through the minds of every law enforcement officer as they stop individuals, as they look through cars, as they enter houses, et cetera. so the elected officials are now tasked with making some tough decisions, how long do we want to let this go on if we don't catch this guy tonight. >> let me ask you this, mike. because investigators are trying to zero in on whether or not the suspect, dzhokar, the younger brother, tsarnaev, had terrorist training. now, for older brother, who obviously is dead, has been living -- lived in the united states since 2007. what is your gut in te
MSNBC
Apr 18, 2013 12:00pm PDT
who believe they handled the issue wrong the last time around, they saw the elections. they realized they needed to do something differently. they seen the opposition divided on this. remember, i should caution this bill just came out at 2:00 a.m. the other day. this is going to be a very long and arduous process and the opposition certainly could build as time goes on. >> manu, i want to talk about the background check bill which was filibustered to death yesterday. i want to ask you why did it fail, but first i want to run through five of the many theories that we hear running around on why it failed. the president says it's the fear of the nra. some are saying it is, as senator manchin just talked about, senators are being asked to choose between immigration and guns. some are pointing out this is a party line vote except for these eight people. that's a different story, but let ee see if we can show the eight senators who vote, the democrats who voted no, most of them rural, the republicans who voted yes. but beyond that, it's pretty much a party line vote and joe scarbo
MSNBC
Apr 24, 2013 4:00pm PDT
senate minority leader mitch mcconnell, love this one, up for re-election in 2014. >> we watched. >> he fired 154 shots. >> we listened. >> gunned down 20 children in under five minutes. >> we felt it. newtown. but senator mcconnell won't listen to us. 82% of kentuckians support universal background checks. but senator mcconnell voted against them. mcconnell opposed common sense checks to keep guns out of the hands of criminals, written by a republican and a democrat. supported by law enforcement officers. it was a common sense plan, but senator mcconnell ignored the will of the people. >> and democrats who voted against background checks or better background checks for gun buyers are hardly off the hook. the progressive change campaign committee ran this ad in seven newspapers across montana on sunday. this sunday. featuring local gun owners angry about senator max baucus' vote. joining me right now, david axelrod, former obama senior adviser. msnb political analyst and republican strategist john feehery. somehow i have a different attitude towards the republicans and the democrats who
MSNBC
Apr 23, 2013 6:00am PDT
actually get elected again? >>> good morning from washington. i'm chuck todd. this is your tuesday edition of "the daily rundown." it is april 23rd. right to my first reads of the morning. >>> 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev who was shot in the head, neck, leg and hands according to newly released documents, has been officially charged with using a weapon of mass destruction that resulted in three deaths and more than 170 injuries. he's also been charged with malicious destruction of property by means of an explosive device resulting in death. both charges carry the death penalty as a maximum sentence. tsarnaev was read his miranda rights in a brief bedside session in the intensive care unit at boston's beth israel hospital. the appearance began when a magistrate judge asked a doctor whether he was alert saying you can rouse him. according to a transcript of the appearance, tsarnaev nodded for times to questions but spoke just one word. when asked can you afford a lawyer, he answered simply -- no. the government says it has photographic evidence placing tsarnaev and his brother at the scene
PBS
Apr 16, 2013 3:00pm PDT
each day. a showdown may be looming in venezuela, after a disputed presidential election. president-elect nicolas maduro warned today he will not allow an opposition march tomorrow. he blamed protesters for monday's clashes that killed at least seven people and injured dozens in caracas and other cities. the demonstrators demanded a full vote recount, something elections authorities have ruled out. maduro charged today it's all part of a coup plot, orchestrated by opposition candidate henrique capriles. >> (translated): the results were impeccable, they know it, the group that has so much hate within and that yesterday went crazy calling for violence for people in the street. i can announce here we have defeated a coupe but they are going to continue to destabilize. today i declare the coup defeated. >> sreenivasan: the official results from sunday's election showed maduro winning by 265,000 votes. opposition officials say their count shows that capriles won by more than 300,000 votes. a major earthquake struck southeastern iran today, killing dozens of people. the quake registered
SFGTV2
Apr 18, 2013 7:14am PDT
easier when our people in the community want to feel our elected efficients make our needs and it's in physical presence and i have had the great pleasure of serving under our mayor lee who i would like to make a invite to make a few remarks in honor or of arab heritage month here in san francisco. >> thank you, thank you joaquin, thank you, welcome to our orange city hall. i want to welcome everybody here this fourthth animal america arab month of separation and it's my pleasure to join us here and many of us know that we are such a lucky city, and we are lucky because people around their world make their way to fraction, find hopey until the city they know that we celebrate our diversity and find strength in the different cultures that pretend together and now, i ask you also to bring me talent from the arab america communities to make me and help me lune run the city. yes, it's incredible. union, i think i can talk about how wonderful diversity is, but we have to get the talent from our communities to represent all of the different thing that we do in the city. and you know, tonight
SFGTV
Apr 18, 2013 11:44pm PDT
general public comment? >> seeing none. election of viep president and vice-president. >> may i start. i think this past year with president mccarthy and vice-president mar, we have been working very well together. i would like to renominate commissioner mccarthy as president and commissioner mar as vice-president. >> i would second that. >> i think the year has gone really well. i think it's good leadership. >> do we have to do the item separately? it's up to you. >> would you like to vote on the items together? >> one vote. >> okay. >> is there any public comment on the motion to reelect president mccarthy and vice-president mar? there is no public comment. we'll do a roll call vote. president mccarthy, aye, mar, yes, clinch, yes, lee, yes, mccray, yes, melgar, the motion carries, congratulations to both of you. [ applause ] . >> item five directors report update on dbi's finances. >> good morning. deputy director administrator services. i wanted to give you an update on our finances. right now we are projecting a balance at the end of the year of 14.96 million of which $12.96 milli
MSNBC
Apr 17, 2013 9:00am PDT
the election of barack obama. of course, that's what immediately precedes this rise. i think the main driver of this growth is the election of our first black president, and more importantly, what that election represents. the changing racial demographics of the united states, the ideas as the census bureau has predicted, that whites will lose their majority by about 2043. of course at the very same time, in the fall of 2008 action we saw the collapse of the economy beginning, of course, with the subprime crisis, so that really added fuel to the fire, made people angry, afraid, concerned, feeling like the country they lived in was not the country they grew up in, and so on. i think those are the two main things. the debate that began about gun control i think clearly has raised the temperature even more. sirchlts we just spent the last half hour talking about the fabric of american society being woven even tighter in times of tragedy, but can't forget about the fact that there are certain pockets about deep dissatisfaction. >> we're on two tracks in this country. if you go back to whe
SFGTV
Apr 21, 2013 8:44am PDT
had the infrastructure for it the sign was daebl but we've elected to move it into phase one >> one addition to that the individual items how we were phase one or phase two at one point the heating systems could be moved from phase one to phase 2 but it was two expensive but that's how we've treated this process. >> i think where the escalator and elevator systems we can accomplish that in phase one. >> does that regard the sign in phase one or phase two? >> what happens if we disagree with the america's cups folk on the timing of putting our sicken up what recourse is there? >> the host agreement has in it a dispute resolution clause that has mediation through - there's a bind arbitration so it's very specifically donated what the avenue is to resolve this. >> it doesn't look like it's incomparable. >> how. other donors have given over $10,000? >> i believe there are 2. >> thank you. there any public comment? >> good afternoon tom with liveable city. i'm tempted to comment on the boats booking the signs. when the decision was made to locate the crews ship terminal here - let me go
FOX
Apr 19, 2013 5:00am PDT
been five months since the november elections now. 65 uncounted ballots have been found at one bay area county. >>> on the anniversary of the 1906 earthquake san francisco mayor signs a new seismic metro fit law. >>> plus we will continue our team coverage of the breaking news in the boston bombing case. one suspect is dead. another one is on the run. look at them kids. [ sigh ] they have no idea what it was like before u-verse high speed internet. yeah, you couldn't just stream movies to a device like that. one time, i had to wait half a day to watch a movie. you watched movies?! i was lucky if i could watch a show. show?! man, i was happy to see a sneezing panda clip! trevor, have you eaten today? you sound a little grumpy. [ laughter ] [ male announcer ] connect all your wi-fi-enabled devices with u-verse high speed internet. rethink possible. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. we are following that breaking news in the boston marathon bombing case. it's 5:14 right now. the associated press reporting the two suspects are brothers from the russian re onof chechn
SFGTV
Apr 15, 2013 10:30pm PDT
would have to be forced onto the street. as district supervisors for san francisco, we elected you to take the responsibility to support us in creating a better life for our family. please do not support the condo conversion legislation [speaker not understood] use your authority to create more a forbidable housing for people who need it. i think it would be a better idea if we convert some of the vacant buildings here in san francisco into affordable housing. and also help get a hundred signatures for district 6 and petition in support of her speech. [inaudible]. >> you have the remainder of your two minutes. did the final bell -- i'm sorry, no. yeah, thank you. go ahead, next speaker. >>> hi, cynthia cruz, i'm here with league of women voters. we handout guides and education for young voters across the street. ~ city. i wanted to say that this legislation, and even the amendments are not the answer to providing affordable housing options for san franciscans. i think the amendments are helpingful. ~ helpful. the legislation without amendments are terrible for renters and will cert
SFGTV2
Apr 21, 2013 7:14am PDT
for almost nine years. and when i was elected to office four years ago, i was unfortunately more surprised than i wanted to be about how far behind san francisco government was. this was very 2008, 2009. with you i'm really proud of the leaps and bounds we have taken as a city * . i was proud in 2010 to help move forward legislation to really bring together city departments to work in a coordinated way with our committee on information technology. to help create a chief information officer position for the city. i was also proud to work with then mayor newsome in passing the first generation of open data legislation that we have. but as our civil grand jury in june pointed out, our i-t in san francisco is still in need of a culture shock. and this is where all of us come in today. we have 200 data sets that have already been put out there, but by and large the data sets put out by city government are data sets that i think show us in a very positive way. from my perspective, it's important for us to keep on pushing data sets that allow us to deal with the sometimes imperfections
SFGTV
Apr 22, 2013 6:00pm PDT
is also used for the parking in the storage of election of equipment and the small sliver of the parking on the edge of the boulevard. >> as you know, as an enterprise agency within the city, the port has adopted a list of capitol needs which it must fund in the portfolio and it has many historic piers and disrepair and environmental needs and so on. the port has valuable water front real estate and much of it under utilized and realized ten years ago that it could use these assets to fund the needs. as part of the port's straggy, to revitalize the water front and to generate much-needed financial resource to address these capitol needs, the port identified several key development sites within its portfolio, many of them sea, wall lots. 337 is one of these sites. and in the mid 2000s, around 2007 prior to commencing any sort of developer as phil outlined earlier, the port conducted a very extensive process and engaged the stake holders and the community to arrive at several land use objectives for the site. this process with hundreds of meetings with the community members and nei
SFGTV
Apr 21, 2013 6:14pm PDT
address local issues. librarians work with elected officials, small business owners, [speaker not understood] and the public at large to discover what their community needs are and meet them. whether through offering e-books and technology classes, materials, language learner programs for job seekers, or those to support urban literacy, librarians, [speaker not understood] to the community they serve, and they respond. [speaker not understood] is one of the most trusted resources in our community and let's give a little bioabout lisa braid en. she has worn a lot of different shoes since she decided to become a ballerina at the age of 5. after 12 years of professional training, she switched from [speaker not understood] shoes to birkenstocks and went on to stanford university. after graduating with a degree in communications, she became a documentary film maker. she drew on her past to make an award winning pbs documentary [speaker not understood] about students vying for a spot with the san francisco ballet. flash forward to 2006, lisa graduates from san jose state's library schoo
Current
Apr 22, 2013 3:00am PDT
al gore. >> yeah, right. if i were elected president, i would make absolutely certain that -- [ laughter ] >> stiletto heels came in men's size. [ laughter ] >> oh. that's very funny. [ laughter ] >> bill: i sort of have a feeling that al gore didn't think that was very funny. >> no i don't think he did. >> bill: i don't think he did. but he went along with it at any rate. hey, coming up dylan byars from "politico" will be joining us. we'll also be talking to boston "globe" reporter wesley lawyer to see how that city is getting back in shape, back to real life, and how did the media do reporting the events of last week up in boston. but first -- >> announcer: this is the "full court press." >> overhead lines making news on thissing monday -- >> bill: it's monday. >> yeah. >> boston red sox player david or tease gave a passionate speech to the boston coming victims. so passionate that he dropped the f bomb and it went out over live television. but the chairman of the fcc, tweeted yesterday that big papi spoke from his heart and he had no problem what he said it might help th
SFGTV2
Apr 18, 2013 2:44am PDT
distinct privilege of introducing my friend ed lee. mayor lae was elected on november 8, 2011, after serving with distinction as the interim mayor filling the vacancy created by mayor newsom's ascension to lieutenant governor. as mayor he has been a champion of fiscal responsibility during challenging economic times. his focus on steadfast on balancing the budget, reforming city pensions and working hard on economic development and job retention. he is making city government more responsive and efficient and making public safety a top priority. mayor lee is a long time public servant. prior to becoming mayor, he served as city administrator where he focused on government efficiency and measures and reforms that reduced the size and cost of government. mayor lee first began working for the city and county of san francisco in 1989 as the investigator for the city's first whistle blower program. prior to employment with the city and county of san francisco, he was the managing attorney for the asian law caucus. i first met ed in 1992 when he became the executive director for the human r
CSPAN
Apr 22, 2013 10:30pm EDT
special election takes place june 25. this is about an hour. >> let's begin with the first question from cynthia directed to mr. lynch. >> gentlemen, last week we had a terrible reminder to our vulnerability to a terrorist attack. as a senator, what changes would you pursue to the domestic and foreign policy? >> i want to thank you for hosting this debate. it is a great honor to be here an i want thank my colleague for being here as well. i want of offer my condolences to all the families of all the victims and offer my thanks to the first responders, the doctors, the nurse, our citizens who, i think behaved so valley lently and in such a compassionate way. it's been a long week. my thoughts and prayers are with those who are recovering. i will continue to do what what i've have been doing on homeland security issues. one of the differences between myself and mr. markey is our voting record on homeland security. i think one of the great parts of what happened this week in terms of the rescue and the coordination and the capture of these terrorists was the coordination between the differe
PBS
Apr 20, 2013 2:00am PDT
different senators were elected purpose there were a few other profiles of courage. senator mary landers up for reelection from louisiana, she voted for it. i ran into her in the hallway after the vote. and i said, "senator, how tough a vote was that?" and she said, "it was a very tough vote but it was the right thing to do." senator reid has effectively pulled the bill. he said it's time to take a pause here and a breath here and kind of see what the next steps are. but i think it's done for gun control slairkz at least with this current makeup of the senate. >> ifill: it may be too much to ask people taking tough votes to take vote on immigration, gay marriage, and gun control in one session. thank you, jeff. and congratulations on the new job. >> thanks, gwen. >> ifill: how does government, how do leaders, how do we function when everything is so uncertain? the white house released this picture of the president meeting with security advisers on the boston bombings in the situation room today. at a time like this, though, with ricin scares and shocking explosions in texas, and municipa
KOFY
Apr 23, 2013 7:00pm PDT
police johnson was trying to break in from a balcony. brown moved in after his election in 2010 and police do not think the suspect new the governor lived in the building. brown was in the home at the time. >> contra costa county may have to cult two more fire stations. they have not decided yet which stations would be closed if the new budget is approved. justice -- just this january, the department shut down four fire stations. and the meeting today supervisors told firefighters options are limited. >> we have to live within our means. how do we do that? we can get to sustainable. i share concern we're not going to be safe. >> accord together proposed budget one station closing july 1 this year, next january 1, 2014. >> hetch hetchy reservoir supplies majority of our water needs here in the bay area. our back up is the res sfloir alameda county near -- rather, just east of mill petas. koit leave us high and dry. abc 7 news is live for us in alameda county tonight. heather? >> the project is the largest among 82 in td program. now this, summer it's about to get bigger by tens of mi
SFGTV2
Apr 22, 2013 6:44am PDT
infrastructure and improve their treatment plants so they can meet regulations and population growth. elected officials have to have enormous courage to be able to raise rates, to go out for bond levies, to deal with a situation that most people don't even see. it flushed yesterday, it flushed 10 years ago, what's the problem? narrator: atlanta is a rapidly growing urban area. its primary source of drinking water is the chattahoochee river, which also provides water to many downstream communities. but its infrastructure is dangerously old, without outdated facilities and combined sewer overflows polluting the watershed. the city faces strict consent decrees and lawsuits, along with a severe lack of funding. man: when i started working for the city of atlanta in the late '70s, we were approaching that point in time where a lot was going to be needed, in terms of rehabilitation and upkeep. most of the very large pipes were at least 80 years old. we had needs that were identified in the '50s and in the '60s and in the '70s that were deferred. woman: we are urging that we all try to find a way to
SFGTV2
Apr 22, 2013 10:00pm PDT
mayor lee's election head quarters was leased by benchmark capital from the not to edgy sand hill road in pal low alto we have seen mid market morph from michael douglas and carl mailed den chasing bad guys to twitters 2012 move into 10th and market and now, onto doll bee sounds one million dollars acquisition of ninth and mark along with squared 250,000 square foot least at 11th and market new apartment construction continues as well this crescent heights high rise at the tenth and market and one money hundred van s into 400 apartments with unlimited views. now while san francisco has long 'em braced it's history igpublic transit the city is moving swiftly from analogue to dig at that time the one .6 billion central subway is transforming land use along the fourth street corridor with the proposedded corridor moon plan setting the stage for the neck decade and looking further into the future the cal train yards at fourth and town send also known as the north end of silicon valley may under go under ground rails and mixed use towers up to 400 feet in height similar to broad gate s
SFGTV2
Apr 15, 2013 10:30pm PDT
know, in the many time you know, sometimes in the wake of the election we stopped paying attention to some of the poles and the congressional pole rating it's a drop from 14% to nine. not 9% it's actually nine people in the country that think that congress is doing a good job right now. but with that, i thank you all very much for having me today. (applause) . >> thank you tim and thank you wells fargo bank for providing tim and now, we are going to invite our mayors to the stage and we are going to be able to hear about their requirement prierts and outlook and envision and is each mayor will get some time on the podium and then other manage editor will be leading a k q and a with them and if there are questions that you would like to ask him hold your hands up and either now or during the presentation and we will get to as many as we can and since fraction is the host city, mayor lee is gracious enough to allow mayor khan to go first please welcome dan angle who's president of golden gate university to introduce mayor khan (applause) >>> good morning. i noticed that governor rick pa
SFGTV2
Apr 20, 2013 5:14am PDT
, works for the turkish government, obviously it's a turk. the local municipality is elected, he's kurdish. you think we got issues. i'm sorry, this is not republican and democrat politics, this is we don't like you, we're going to put you in jail. by the way, they did that a few months ago. they rounded up a bunch of local mayors and put them in jail. if people went to the local camps they had resources but they were also afraid. true or not, i don't know, i didn't validate the information but there were reports of assaults and abuse by the soldiers in these camps. i don't know if it's true or not, i can't comment on that, i'm just telling you what i heard from mue kurdish partners there. whether it's true or not is irrelevant because people won't go to the camps. in the meantime, the government says we won't support you if you're not in the camps. they won't do points of distribution, they don't even want you to have tents and that's why you see the rag tag asortment of red crescent tents and there's some shelter box tents that were out there and people just made their own shelte
CSPAN
Apr 15, 2013 10:30pm EDT
where they were having to find a nominee for the presidential election but they didn't want anybody from the south, obviously because of the slavery situation. franklin pierce appeared to them to be the best bet as a nominee at that time. and merely because of his reputation as a marvelous racketeer but he had remained popular with the south and it was thought there was a good chance that he would be able to win that nomination. there was a great deal of politicking, i have to say, around about that time. but eventually he was nominated at the 48 ballot. >> despite the 48 ballots to get him the nomination, he won the white house in an overwhelming landslide. >> he did, yes. >> so the pierces came in popular. but tell us about this woman we would describe as a reluctant first lady. >> yeah, she was very reluctant. >> what were her greatest influences? >> i don't -- well, if she had any influences, they were negative, i have to say. she came into the white house, she was a 47-year-old lady who it is well known hated politics. she was obviously deeply depressed at the death of her last
SFGTV
Apr 16, 2013 9:00pm PDT
elect. the selection committee votes on it and it goes to the board and our board today voted to appoint him, both in the section of our board meeting. it was to afford him the courtesy to talk to his own board and the people he needed to talk to before we could inform our board. and that was unfortunately a time lag of about 6 weeks. and he of course wanted to give proper notice and that's why he will not be officially joining us until june 1st. >> any other questions? okay. well thank you all very much. i hope we'll see you many many times in our press conferences and our dealings with our new director and the great success that i'm sure he will bring for the success here at the fine arts museums. thank you. [ applause ] supervisor avalos, breed present. supervisor chiu? chiu present. supervisor cohen? cohen present. supervisor farrell? farrell present. supervisor kim? kim present. supervisor mar? mar present. supervisor tang? tang present. supervisor wiener? wiener present. supervisor yee? yee present. mr. president, all members are present. >> thank you. ladies and gentlemen,
CSPAN
Apr 19, 2013 7:00am EDT
fellow americans who share my commitment to limited government and free enterprise who helped elect me in 2010. i would remind them america is a nation of immigrants. republicans and democrats have failed to enforce the law and the result is we have millions of people here against our immigration walker. but we're not going to deport them. let's secure the border. let's bring these people out of the shadows. there will undergo a background check. they will pay a fine and start paying taxes. it will not qualify for federal benefits. if we all wish we did not have this problem, but we do and we have to fix it. leading kings the way they are is the real amnesty. things theleaving way they are is the real amnesty. host: on twitter -- give us a sense of the size of the bill. guest: 844 pages. initial estimates were that it would be as much as 1500 pages. large billl been a for a lot of the legislative aides, hill to look through. in terms of preparing for hearings today, the members on that tradition in committee who were not part of the gang of eight are working to try to read through the
FOX
Apr 17, 2013 7:00am PDT
don't want to risk losing in the next election. there's another plan that addresses mental health. dianne feinstein's plan will likely be shot down, they say. >> the government should not punish, harass law-abiding citizens in the exercise of their second amendment rights. >> i believe if we can save the life of a single american, we owe it to ourselves to try. >> reporter: but work on gun legislation does not end on today's votes. there are more debates expected in the coming weeks. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> funeral services will be held for the young u.s. diplomat killed in afghanistan earlier this month. 25-year-old ann smeddinghoff died in a bombing while delivering textbooks in southern afghanistan at a school. she was one of five killed in the attack. secretary of state john kerry met her in afghanistan two weeks before her death. earlier this week, he traveled to chicago to meet privately with her family. >>> the senate judiciary committee is scheduled to begin. senators john mccain and chuck schumer met. the president issued a statement after the meeting supp
FOX News
Apr 23, 2013 6:00am PDT
, a democrat we should point out up for re-election. what is his concern, john? >> whenever he goes book to montana we hear from small businesses we don't know what is going on, we don't know what the rules are, we don't know what the costs are. one woman says i have four small business, each are below the 50 threshold to cover my employees. do i have to add up and do i have to cover or don't i? there are no rules or regulations. in this mess very few companies are highering new people because the uncertainty is so great. bill: he said small businesses have no idea what to do. they have no idea what to expect. he goes on to say you need data. do you have any data? you have only given me concepts, frankly and not data. do they not have that? are they still trying to figure it out too? >> jay rockefeller, democratic senator from west begin and one. architects of obamacare, told secretary sebelius a few weeks ago this is the most complicated piece of legislation congress ever passed and so far it is not working. bill: he said if it is not done right the first time it will simply get wo
CSPAN
Apr 21, 2013 6:30pm EDT
elected. [laughter] primarily to criticize newspapers, which i did. he won the debate. i have friends in the audience who voted for me to become friends in that organization. he won the debate fair and square. then 1/3 of july -- one third of published this. he called me to tell me they were selling the banner. he said tomorrow is independence day. i want you to know you'll be sold into chains. i was. i enjoyed it. an opportunity to be chairman of the company, to be a local editor of a local paper. great years. some of those involved a commitment. >> can i tell one story? >> he did not change because he found that you were going to be carhere any cannot. [applause] the pressroom. and not know whether it was the partner administration. ted turner came through. he just started on cnn. put him in the chest and said we will bury you. bury all was going to the big networks. they gave them a lot of competition. which probably acknowledge the birth of usa today. the odds were against you. you have a vision that would cost a lot of money. why were you convinced the national newspaper woodward
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Apr 18, 2013 5:00pm EDT
classification. the people who elected us to serve deserve the best information that we can publicly provide them. so we are glad that you and the general are with us this morning to do just that. among the challenges that we face is a self-inflicted wound, one with the fact that director clapper has rightly said amplify the other threats that we come from around the world that challenges the and prioritized cuts required by sequestration. this committee is interested in hearing from both of you today about the impact of the fy 2013 sequestration and the impact it's having on the intelligence community's ability to provide us for the national security. the self-inflicted wound is all the more unfortunate because the national security professionals already have plenty to worry about. as the most open and interconnected society on earth, the united states is uniquely vulnerable to attacks on computer networks that were critical to our economy. to that of barp of public services and national security. iran and north korea ar clerl ying ire fensi arewi attacks. china and russia
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Apr 16, 2013 4:00pm PDT
an opinion a strong opinion. he would go i don't know. i don't know, the election's not for six months. cenk: you're trying to bring i don't know back, i'm trying to bring portly back. >> it's ok not to know. right now we don't know and it appears that we have professionals and it and they're the only people who can solve it. cenk: who's going to know better us or the guys from quantico who are gathering the shrapnel? they're going to figure it out i believe. the people not in panic right now, the muslims. they are literally saying please don't let it be us. we'll talk about that when we return. real immigration reform? >> with a distinctly satirical point of view. if you believe in state's rights but still believe in the drug war you must be high. >> only on current tv. cenk: we're back on "the young turks." ben, mark, and michael are all here. jami dewolf has joined us, a writer and filmmaker. great to have you with us. >> thank you. cenk: we were talking about how muslims are worried oh, my god what if it's one of us, we're going to have more trouble on our hands. in regards
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Apr 17, 2013 10:00am EDT
under the u.s. flag. the funding would be granted to the puerto rico elections commission to conduct objective voter education and a vote on options that would resolve puerto rico's future political status. key congressional leaders in the house and the senate, republican and democrat alike, have already issued statements of support for the president's action, calling it an appropriate response to the local referendum. . my constituents may not have a vote in a government that makes national laws, but they do have a voice and they make that voice heard loud and clear in november. a budget reflects one's priorities and values. i support the president's budget because it shows respect for the democratically express the aspirations of the u.s. citizens that reside in puerto rico and it demonstrates a clear desire to move forward on this complex but critical issue. as the budget request states, the federally sponsored vote is to be one that would result for puerto rico's political status. the only way to resolve the status is through statehood or national sovereignty. puerto rico
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Apr 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >>> the san mateo county elections officers is investigating the discovery of 65 uncounted ballots if 9 ballots were found friday. election officer mark church appears someone put them in a closed box and they were not seen. he says there was not enough to change the election. >>> time 16:16. we are finding out more about the fatal shooting of quinn boyer. yesterday 16-year-old christian burton was in court. no cameras were allowed but he is being tried as an adult. prosecutors say burton shot boyer while trying to carjack him in the oakland hills earlier this month. burton will not face the death penalty because of his age. also a 13-year-old boy has been charged in that shooting. so now the total number of suspects is up to six. >>> this fall notices will be going out to certain property owners in san francisco because of a new sizic retrofit law. san francisco mayor ed lee signed the bill yesterday on the anniversary of the 1906 earthquake and fire. it targets about 3,000 soft story buildings that could collapse in a strong earthquake. soft story buildings are those that are three
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Apr 22, 2013 8:30am EDT
worship freely or to elect their leaders or to choose the future that they wanted for themselves. eve also seen -- i've also seen firsthand what can happen when we work together and encourage change for the better, that amazing spark that grows into a shining light, a spotlight, if you will, on hope and progress. .. who i met in her own 15, 20 years ago, where she was imprisoned, where after decades of confinement, not unlike nelson mandela, she has come out and enable to forgive and to start working alongside her former captors to try to build a stronger and for your burma. or as we also saw, the libyans who filled freedom square in benghazi, first to bring down a dictator, and then again to let libya's democratal ected government no other demands. the rights that these men and women struggled for reflect values that we as americans hold dear. they are key to our dna. they are who we are as a country, they are the bedrock of our nation. but they aren't exclusively a american values, and i want to stress that. they are not american rights. they are not western values or western r
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Apr 20, 2013 10:00am EDT
the newly- elected mexican presidents. this is one hour, 25 minutes. >> welcome, everybody. we will begin. thank you for coming. if i can ask all of your potato chip bags be discreet in the way you eat them and the up with it -- obligatory notice of tournament -- turning off the ringers on your mobile phones, but encouraging u.s. the same time to plead as much as you want under the hashtag we are using today. i am the president of the policy institute. we have an extraordinary -- nel da i am hst twelcomehe new ambassador from mexico to the united states, who has already become a good friend to many here in washington. and just to introduce what we do here. we are a small, independent think-tank. hereve had a project called the 21st century border initiative for three years now. we have been trying to tell a simple story to policy-makers in washington, which is that, because of an increase investment, better strategy, and greater cooperation between the united states and mexico, perhaps unprecedented, that our border is safer on the u.s. side. is immigration system better. mexico its
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Apr 18, 2013 7:00am EDT
election year, and the republican party being famous for being spineless did nothing. helddent bush should have an immediate press conference, announced the justices on the supreme court are insane. these people are not bank robbers. they are harming terrorist. toy will not be given access lawyers, not given civilian trials. we will line them up against the wall and shoot them. host: we will have to leave it there. guest: the supreme court decision he was referring to in 2004 did not say they were required to go to article ii courts, and the detainees, lawyers were working very hard on behalf of the detainees and filed the first sue for access to the detainees and on release, weeks after they got there in january 2002, and i would say saidi have pushed for and publicly many times and luckily it is happening now, that especially the detainees before military commissions in the 9/11 as cole walmart, be given the most highly qualified, as defense counsel our country has produced. they have these council. the besthe lawyers are criminal defense lawyers the country has seen. they are very aggre
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Apr 24, 2013 1:00pm EDT
girls, innocent little girls. was pleased in 1979 when richard aaronnington was elected mayor of birmingham and i remember thinking, fred shuts worth had coined the term -- shuttles worth had coined the word bombingham because his own home was blown to bits and on the day that richard aaronnington was elected mayor, i said, it is no longer bombingham, it is now birmingham. . ms. sewell, congratulations to you. this should be done, it is being done. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentlelady from alabama reserves. the gentleman from alabama is recognized. mr. bachus: thank you. mr. speaker, i yield myself one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. bachus: what we need to fully realize is that the civil rights victories were achieved with the guiding principle of nonviolence. there are many regions and nations in the world that have been trapped in endless cycles of ethnic and political violence across multiple generations that has torn the fabric of their societies and families. we always lik
CNBC
Apr 18, 2013 9:00am EDT
still struggling to elect a president in their first vote. our road map begins with all that market volatility. we were up, then down, then up. we'll look at whether another triple digit move on the dow today could play out. >>> apple dipped below $400 a share yesterday. closed above that. this morning verizon reporting strong activations for the iphone for the last quarter. will that help this stock that's been in free fall? >>> pepsi beating expectations this morning. jim has an interview with the ceo. >>> paypal under pressure this morning, facing increased competition from amazon and others. we'll break down numbers and talk exclusive to john donahoe, ebay's ceo coming up. >>> futures on the rise after yesterday's drop of 138 points in the dow which is now posted three consecutive days of triple digit moves, including the big sell-off, 266 on monday an tuesday's rebound. just two weeks ago the s&p came within two points of 1,600. leads us to sort of a broad discussion of where we are in corporate earnings. i see two-thirds have beaten on the top line. less than half beating -- a
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Apr 22, 2013 5:00pm PDT
democratically elected representatives going another way. it may change. >> john: do you agree, seeing how the public has moved in issues like marriage equality is a precedent here? >> absolutely, and i think the politicians are going to have a surprise in 2014 if america can get their act together and say you're not payings attention to what we're saying. >> heidi heitkamp of north dakota, bill daily who donated $2,500 to her campaign said he was betrayed and said, quote i want my money back. will it matter if people will withhold their donations or will they get enough from the gun lobby to make up for it. what is this all about. >> we know about the revolving door of politics. in terms of how the money flows it's both sides. it's not just republicans who are receiving nra money. it goes both ways. and having posted a study to find out that background checks are more popular than kittens. >> john: more popular than christmas. >> i'm happy about that, i'm tired of kittens being on their high horse. >> after newtown happened, and there is no way to laugh about newtown, connecticut and what
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Apr 20, 2013 10:00am EDT
, that all of us are elected to decide. i don't think it's a particularly conservative philosophy. they want to live within your means and not want to bankrupt the count. up fortunately, for the last four years, the democrat controlled senate has been unwilling to make any real steps to live within our mea means. >> lou: it is extraordinary when you put it in that way that it results in ecation, you must follow the law and value of government napse and provide the overside as well as appropriation and follow the constitution. that is radical stuff, isn't it? >> it used to be bipartisan and wide agreement on that. but we live if an different era, where four years the democrats refuse to pass a budget at all. when they did the budget would rai taxes an additional $1.5 trillion on top of $1.7 trillion in tax increases that have already happens. it doesn't meaningfully cut spending in any real well. i never balances. it does nothing to save and reform entitlement, social security and medicare to preserve the programs for seniors and make sure they are strong and vibrant going forward
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Apr 18, 2013 4:00pm PDT
elected officials. officials say curtis mailed letters containing ricin to president obama, senator roger wicker and a judge in mississippi. >> the debate over abortion raged for years and a san francisco sidewalk has become a battle ground for those facing off. allen wong is there as they are arguing over their rights. >> the current ruling is that abortion opponents have to stay eight feet away from potential clients but that hasn't been working out because they've been camped out in front of the door putting them inontact withientso the door. now the safety committee is recommending a 25-foot buffer zone. >> never intimidated anyone. i offer them pamphlets with places to get help. abortionppee their interaction was phone shall cliens compassionate counseling but abortion rights supporters say the sidewalk protests is tantamount to bullying. >> because of the harassment many people walk through doors crying and confused by pamphlets they've been given full of medical misinformation. >> both sides spoke to a committee recommending a 25 foot buffer zone in front of the entrance in f
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